Friday, April 10, 2009

Boston Herald Praises GOP Transportation Proposal

The editorial page of the Boston Herald today praised an amendment that was offered by the Republican Leadership Office during Tuesday's Transportation Reform debate. The proposal, which will pave the way to end the practice of paying MassHighway employees with borrowed money was adopted by the House unanimously. This amendment will transition employees' salaries from the capital budget to the operating budget and is projected to save the Commonwealth more than $500 million over the next 20 years.

Click here to read the full editorial in the Boston Herald.